Orange Coconut Sugar Cookies

Karla Everett

By
@Karla59

I've been making these cookies for years now ...I just love the orange and coconut flavor mixture and I have frosted them with a orange frosting...yummy


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Serves:

3 dozen or so

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

1/2 c
butter flavor shortening *
1 c
sugar
1
egg
1 tsp
grated orange rind
1/4 c
orange juice ; freshly squeezed *
1 c
shredded coconut *
2 c
sifted flour
2 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
salt

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Stir together shortening , butter , sugar , egg , orange rind , orange juice ; Beat until smooth ; add the coconut.
2
Sift all the dry ingredients together and gradually add to the coconut mixture.
3
Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls onto a greased cookie sheet.
4
Bake @ 375° for 10-12 minutes or until firm to the touch and lightly browned.
5
* NOTE : if you don't want the orange flavor you can substitute 1 teas. vanilla for the rind and 1/4 cup milk for the orange juice.
6
* NOTE : If you don't have buttered flavored shortening , you can use regular shortening with part soft butter.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #coconut, #orange